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Old 10-29-2010, 02:51 PM   #31
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Ditto interested in the 14 gallon one!

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Went to the website but I can't find prices and I don't even want to send an email if they are super expensive. Do you mind just telling me what you paid for that before I investigate further? thanks


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Old 10-29-2010, 08:30 PM   #32
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Went to the website but I can't find prices and I don't even want to send an email if they are super expensive. Do you mind just telling me what you paid for that before I investigate further? thanks

Check out this site. I have about 60-70 into it only becouse I used the Better Bottle valve. You use a much cheaper valve.

http://suburb.semo.net/jet1024/15%20...0Fermenter.htm


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Old 10-29-2010, 09:03 PM   #33
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post #4 shows one using the 3-piece connecting it. http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f39/blow...bucket-178567/
Yep, thats the pic I saw.
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Old 10-29-2010, 10:05 PM   #34
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Thanks I emailed him.

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Check out this site. I have about 60-70 into it only becouse I used the Better Bottle valve. You use a much cheaper valve.

http://suburb.semo.net/jet1024/15%20...0Fermenter.htm
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Old 11-02-2010, 12:08 AM   #35
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I emailed him also. Have you heard back from him?
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On Draft: Mild
On Draft: IPA
On Draft: Belgian Pale Ale
In Bottle: Brett Porter
In Bottle: Flanders Red
In Bottle: Oud Bruin
Fermentor: Biere De Garde
Fermentor: Belgian Amber Ale

 
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Old 11-02-2010, 12:21 AM   #36
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I did.
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Old 11-02-2010, 04:45 PM   #37
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Check out this site. I have about 60-70 into it only becouse I used the Better Bottle valve. You use a much cheaper valve.

http://suburb.semo.net/jet1024/15%20...0Fermenter.htm

Was it easy to cut the hole for the airlock and put the valve on? Just wondering how hard it was to cut the plastic the way you wanted it.

I'm ordering one but I was just curious. thanks.
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Old 11-02-2010, 05:13 PM   #38
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As to the OP situation: If he is gone too long (as in weeks) then with a pause in fermentation, the Krausen in the airlock COULD, note I said COULD, become a dried out hard blockage. Then a temp rise might cause fermentation to pick back up and cause a blowout.

I would recommend removing it within a week at the latest and run some hot water through the S type airlock to remove the excess. Refill and replace. Then keep an eye on it.
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Old 05-21-2012, 01:31 PM   #39
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In regards to the airlock/blow off discussion, i use the same kind of blow off setup as pictured before (with the 3 piece airlock with a hose shoved onto it), it has worked perfect for quite a few beers, but this weekend i brewed a barleywine and overnight the fermenter blew its top! I guess the fermentation of a beer that will be 12% ABV was just too much for the blow off tube to handle.



 
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